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John D. "Duke" Campbell

John D. "Duke" Campbell[1, 2, 3]

Male 1779 - 1861  (81 years)

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  • Name John D. "Duke" Campbell 
    Born 28 Dec 1779  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Interesting pioneer, story 
    Residence 1804  Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Residence 1824  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Immigration 1825  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A friend has handed in the following as the dates when the families mentioned arrived in Dumfries : 1820'97David Thornton ; 1823'97John Lockie, Henry Aussam and George Stoddard ; 1824'97John Mackenzie, the Moffats and Andrew Lake ; 1825'97John D. Campbell, long familiarly known as "Duke" Campbell 1a
      1a
      Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and the Settlement of Dumfries in the Province of Ontario, by James Young
    Name Duke Campbell 
    Occupation 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-161614P 
    Died 8 Oct 1861  Glen Morris, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I27937  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Family Margaret Lockie,   b. 12 Mar 1782, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1855, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Campbell,   b. 25 Jun 1804, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas Campbell,   b. 24 Nov 1805, Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Adam Park Campbell,   b. 12 Jun 1807, Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Janet "Jennet" Campbell,   b. 12 Mar 1810, , Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Marion Brodie Campbell,   b. 26 Mar 1811, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. George Campbell,   b. 10 Oct 1812, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1877, Melville Twp., Audubon, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Elizabeth Margaret Campbell,   b. 1813, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     8. Margaret Campbell,   b. 27 May 1815, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1904, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     9. James C. Campbell,   b. 1 Mar 1820, Hawick, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1899, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     10. Jane Campbell,   b. 27 Jul 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Robert Campbell,   b. 3 May 1823, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1848  (Age 25 years)
     12. William Campbell,   b. 22 Nov 1828, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F31070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John 'Duke' Campbell -
    John "Duke" Campbell -
    Find A Grave (photo from his great granddaughter, Sarah Campbell MacDonald)

  • Notes 
    • In Glenmorris, on Monday the 7th instant, Mr. John Campbell, farmer, Dumfries, aged 82 years and 9 months. Mr. Campbell was an early settler in Dumfries, having taken up his abode therein 37 years ago. He was a highly intelligent man; kind-hearted, cheerful, and benevolent; and whilst strength lasted, was an example to the country of well-directed and habitual energy, which finally secured him a handsome competency. His funeral yesterday from Glenmorris to Galt was attended by a procession upwards of half a mile in length, including a great proportion of the Clergy of all denominations in the town and country.

      Galt Reporter Oct 11 1861 pg 3

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      A friend has handed in the following as the dates when the families mentioned arrived in Dumfries : 1820 David Thornton ; 1823 John Lockie, Henry Aussam and George Stoddard ; 1824 John Mackenzie, the Moffats and Andrew Lake ; 1825 John D. Campbell, long familiarly known as "Duke" Campbell ; 1826 Duncan Ferguson and the Scrimgers ; 1827--John Milroy and David Potter ; 1829 James McPhail ; 1831 Thomas Chisholm and Arthur Burnett ; 1832 William S. Elliott, the Lees and George Bruce ; 1833 George Moore, John and William Dickie ; 1834

      Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and the Settlement of Dumfries in the Province of Ontario, by James Young

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      Mr. John Campbell,

      Galt Dec, 25th 1828


      On the 10th day of November last your debt to me amounts to 205. O7. Currency as appears upon my books I think it therefore proper today that it would be prudent as you took minish this amount as much as you can during the ensuring winter when wheat and flour will bring so good a price otherwise you may here after regret when this fall deal you did not take advantage of the present good times.

      I am Ser Your Obt. Servant.

      William Dickson


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      Died, On Monday, the 7th inst., at ten o'clock, p.m. at Glenmorris, John Campbell, Aged 82 Years and 9 Months. Funeral From Glenmorris to St. Andrew's Church Burying Ground, Galt, on Thursday, at 11 o'clock, a.m. Dumfries, Oct. 8, 1861

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), Feb. 23, 1888 - Obituary of Janet Campbell McFeiggan.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 10865 (1877), James C. Campbell-Euphemia Kerr.
      James C. Campbell, 45, farmer of North Dumfries, widower, b. Scotland, d/o John Campbell & Margaret Lockie, married Euphemia Kerr, 42, residence North Dumfries, b. North Dumfries, d/o James Kerr & Ann Milroy. witnesses: John Kerr of Leroy, New York, & M. A. Andrew of Galt, Ontario, married 7 Mar 1877 Galt

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of James C. Campbell.

    4. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 25.

    5. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ John D. Campbell/ died/ Oct. 8, 1861/ in his 83rd year/ his wife/ Margaret Lockie/ died Aug. 10, 1855/ in her 74th year/ their son/ Robert/ died Aug. 30, 1848/ in his 26th year

    6. [S793] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), "obituary of John Campbell - Oct 11 1861 pg 3".

    7. [S2547] Family Record of John D. Campbell.

    8. [S2190] Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1864-1950, Thomas Cambell, 24 Nov 1805; citing , YARROW, SELKIRK, SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,067,929.
      Thomas Cambell Gender Male Birth Date 24 Nov 1805 Birthplace , YARROW, SELKIRK, SCOTLAND Father's Name John Cambell Mother's Name Margaret Lockie

    9. [S2190] Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1864-1950, John Campbell, 29 Jun 1804; citing , YARROW, SELKIRK, SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,067,929.
      John Campbell Gender Male Birth Date 29 Jun 1804 Birthplace , YARROW, SELKIRK, SCOTLAND Father's Name John Campbell Mother's Name Margaret Lockie

    10. [S2190] Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1864-1950, Adam Park Campbell, 12 Jun 1807; citing , YARROW, SELKIRK, SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,067,929.
      Adam Park Campbell Gender Male Birth Date 12 Jun 1807 Birthplace , YARROW, SELKIRK, SCOTLAND Father's Name John Campbell Mother's Name Margaret Lockie

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1779 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1804 - Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1824 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1825 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1861 - Glen Morris, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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